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Conservation of Rain in the Valley by Glenn Moore Shaw

Conservator of Paintings, Murals and Polychrome Surfaces, Stefan Dedecek of McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory, shares his thoughts on a recent conservation treatment. Stefan Dedecek, Conservator of Paintings, Polychrome Surfaces, and Murals of McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory The painting Rain the…

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Painting Conservation Uncovers a Pleasant Surprise

A recent painting conservation treatment at McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory uncovered a pleasant surprise: a hidden figure. At first the painting appeared as a simple, but serene landscape; however, an exciting discovery was made as surface cleaning progressed which was…

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Old Master Paintings Conservation: Assumption of the Madonna

While the conservation team at McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory just outside of Cleveland, Ohio performs recoating of large-scale outdoor sculpture to restoring electronic media artworks, more traditional conservation treatments are also completed at the lab such as Old Master paintings…

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I.M. Taylor's murals

Wood County Courthouse Murals Conservation

Stefan Dedecek , Conservator of Paintings, Murals, and Polychrome Surfaces, recently performed the conservation on two murals by I.M. Taylor at the Wood County Courthouse located in Bowling Green, Ohio. While Conservator Dedecek performs many paintings conservation treatments at our…

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Mural Conservation Garin Baker

Mural Conservation in Le Droit Park in Washington, D.C.

Mural Conservation, Paintings Conservation: Public art can celebrate and revitalize a community, but years of exposure to the elements can take a toll on any outdoor work of art. Conservators Stefan Dedecek and Christina L. Simms recently traveled to Washington,…

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